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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Russia and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Russia is included when available.

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Aleksandr Dryhol

Aleksandr Dryhol, born April 25, 1966 is a Ukrainian, formerly Soviet track and field athlete primarily known for the Hammer throw. He was selected to compete for his home country in the 2012 Summer Olympics, his first Olympic selection at the age of 46. He is the current world record holder in the M45 division of masters athletics at 79.42 m. ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Aleksandr Menkov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Russia
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Aleksandr Menkov

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Menkov is a Russian track and field athlete who competes in the long jump. He set a personal best jump of 8.16 metres in June 2009 in Kemerovo. He won the gold medal at the 2009 European Junior Championships, and competed at the 2009 World Championships without reaching the final. He improved his best by a centimetre to 8.17 m in his 2011 season opener at the Siberian regional championships in January. ...more

Age: 27

Birthplace: Minusinsk, Russia


Aleksandr Petrov

Aleksandr Petrov is a Russian long jumper. He competed in the long jump event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. ...more

Age: 31

Birthplace: Bryansk, Russia


Aleksandr Shustov

Aleksandr Andreyevich Shustov, born 29 June 1984 is a male high jumper from Russia, best known for winning the gold medal in the men's high jump at the 2007 Summer Universiade in Bangkok, Thailand. On 29 July at the 2010 European Athletics Championships in Barcelona, Spain he achieved his personal best and won gold medal. ...more

Age: 33

Birthplace: Karaganda, Kazakhstan